Neva Lewis Obituary

Neva V. Lewis
Neva L. Lewis
Neva V. Lewis

October 26, 1915 - June 23, 2004
Born in Fredericksburg, IA
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Neva Viola Lewis, 88, passed from this life on Tuesday, June 22, 2004 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Des Moines, with burial to follow at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines. There will be no visitation.

Neva was born the daughter of Eldo Ernest and Vera Madge Sullivan Kluss on October 26, 1915, in Fredericksburg. She had attended Cornell College in Mt. Vernon. On July 24, 1942, Neva married Forest Tilman Lewis in Seattle, WA. Their marriage was blessed with four children, Craig, Brian, Alan and Cherie.

Mrs. Lewis resided in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA before moving to Des Moines nearly 60 years ago. She had been employed with the public schools in Terrill as a music instructor. Neva was a caring mother of four and a homemaker all of her life. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, the Questers Club, the Order of the Eastern Star-Acanthus Lodge and the Civic Music Club. Neva was a loving, caring and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her sons, Craig R. Lewis and his wife Jean of Mesa, WA, Brian E. Lewis and his wife Gloria of Merrill, IA and Alan E. Lewis of Des Moines; her daughter, J. Cherie Amadeo of Gilroy, CA; 14 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Mrs. Lewis was preceded into eternal life by her parents and her husband, Forest on June 16, 2001.





Westminster Presbyterian Church
4114 Allison Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Saturday, June 26, 2004
10:00 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Saturday, June 26, 2004